Tag Archives: Grace

Holy Week Reflections – Tuesday – Jesus looks at Peter

Read Luke 22:47-62 59 About an hour later another asserted, ‘Certainly this fellow was with him, for he is a Galilean.’ 60 Peter replied, ‘Man, I don’t know what you’re talking about!’ Just as he was speaking, the cock crowed. 61 The Lord turned … Continue reading

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Covenant: God’s Gift of Christ – Worship @ Home Sunday, 07 February 2021

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans Corps(Based on material for Vision and Commitment 2021) Introduction In January of each year, in The Salvation Army United Kingdom and Ireland Territory, we have a period of reflection on our relationship with God and his … Continue reading

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Time to stop arguing

Pulpit view in Hawick News 26 October 2012 Are you a pleb? Do you think it’s an insult? Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell lost his post for allegedly using this word, even though the policeman he “insulted” has accepted an … Continue reading

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Our littlest big test?

It is good for us that we sometimes experience little annoyances and thwartings; such experiences bring a man back within himslef, so that he can realise he is in exile and withdraw from anything on earth. It is good that … Continue reading

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Our littlest big test?

It is good for us that we sometimes experience little annoyances and thwartings; such experiences bring a man back within himslef, so that he can realise he is in exile and withdraw from anything on earth. It is good that … Continue reading

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Encouraging podcasts from The Salvation Army

Some time ago I subscribed to a Heart2Heart on Ministry Matters, a podcast from The Salvation Army but didn’t listen to any of them. I’ve been trying to catch up on podcasts as well as checking out some of the … Continue reading

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Hope for the Hopeless

Thought for the month – November 2008 It’s been a favourite pastime of sports fans around the UK for most of my lifetime. A few famous victories cannot disguise the indifferent, poor and occasionally atrocious performances of the “home nations” … Continue reading

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Dangerous Prayer

Several years ago, the prayer below appeared on the 24-7 prayer website. I set it to appear when my computer started, and consequently prayed it most days. In the light of recent struggles, I think it’s time I did that … Continue reading

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Wellies are a sign of God’s grace

I’m sat on a bench in the walled garden, on a warm and cloudy day. It promises to be the third scorcher in a row. We only had a few brief showers since we arrived but there are still loads … Continue reading

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